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Mar 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
victories for mitt romney. the former governor won six of 10 states yesterday including ohio. rick santorum came in next with three victories. it's clear that super tuesday is not the end of the race by a longshot. brianne carter has the latest. >> in what some expected to be a decisive night in the gop race for the white house it turned out to be anything but with three candidates claiming victory. in the toughest fight of the night, mitt romney narrowly won in ohio with success in five other states as well. he is turning its focus to the general election. >> on november 6 we will stand united, not only having won an election but having saved a future. >> after claiming the top spot in tennessee oklahoma, and north dakota, rick santorum says that he is also "minute to win it. >> we have one in the west, the midwest, and in the south and we are ready to win across this country -- we won. >> and gingrich winning in georgia says that he's taking it one step at a time. >> there are lots of money rabbits and i am the tortoises. >> it will be an uphill battle for both conservative candi
ABC
Mar 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
-- today could decide the day of school run against the white house. >> i think that is mitt romney. >> voter turnout in virginia has been relatively low. mitt romney and ron paul are the only two choices. something the governor noticed. >> what happened? >> newt gingrich and rick santorum of failed to meet the requirements of signatures to get on the ballot. >> i voted for ron paul just to take a vote away from romney. we do not even get to write in. >> the majority of focus for this super tuesday showdown is an ohio where romney has spent millions in ads most in that santorum. they are hoping to claim victory in this battleground state. >> as you know, this is a somewhat important day in my life today. >> this is a critical moment. america must not, and if i'm president, it will not fail this defining test of history. >> the polls here in virginia will close at 7:00 tonight. the numbers will then start coming in. political analysts say that if, in fact, mitt romney wins in a high tonight, five other top republicans could start calling for some of those other candidates to bao out.
ABC
Mar 14, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for rick santorum in the south. mitt romney was hoping for a decisive blow last night, but the results are far from over. jummy olabanji has the latest on where the candidates go next. >> now missouri is next. we did well in the primary. hope to do even better in the caucuses this weekend. >> rick santorum is looking ahead after his southern victories last night. he picked up victories in mississippi and alabama is its -- and is on his way to puerto rico before the island's primary. >> we will spend two days campaigning in puerto rico, because we want to make sure everybody knows if we are campaigning everywhere there are delegates, because we will win this nomination. >> in a race where delegates decide, it is anyone's game. although projections have mitt romney way ahead. cnn estimates romney has secured 489 delegates. rick santorum is behind with 234. a candidate needs more than 1100 to nomination. >> i want your vote because i love america. i will get it fixed. i am the one guy in this race who can beat obama. >> some southern conservatives are skeptical. half the voters in
ABC
Mar 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
romney. he picked up the endorsement of former toward a governor and jeb bush moments ago. bush is calling on republicans to get united behind romney. this is after the gop front- runner won the illinois primary last night. he will be in our area today. his opponents are not giving up. >> mitt romney is in maryland today riding high on the campaign trail after his big victory in illinois. the former governor sounded more like the nominee than a name in a field of candidates. >> i'm offering a real choice and a new beginning. i am running for president because i have the experience and vision to get us out of this mess. >> with a number of big midwest victories, calls for the other candidates to leave are growing, but all three seem to be pushing forward. rick santorum is shifting its focus to louisiana where he's looking to land the conservative votes in saturday's contest. >> we need someone with a strong consistent record, who will not change with the wind. >> and trying to rally the conservative base in the pelican state is newt gingrich. >> this is the most important election a
ABC
Mar 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
race for the white house. in illinois. mitt romney is on the trail and sounded confident for tomorrow. the former massachusetts governor picked up more delegates yesterday winning in puerto rico. now he has collected more delegates than all of his opponents' combined. his campaign is now privately and publicly calling for the other candidates to quit the race. >> this is not about me. this is about defeating president obama and his agenda and returning america to the principles of freedom, free enterprise, and economic vitality that made it the greatest nation honors. -- greatest nation on earth. >> rick santorum is hosting a full url listed a including illinois voters. -- four rallies, according illinois voters. president obama has about $300 million in cash so far. nearly 350,000 people contributed last month. still ahead getting the hero treatment. zero local volunteer teaming up with others to help a special survivor of the 9/11 attacks. >> i'm pretty sure the guy is dead. holy -- >> shot by a neighborhood watch. an unarmed teenager is dead. now the nine and one tapes are leading
ABC
Mar 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
romney held a town hall meeting this morning in jackson mississippi. newt gingrich was in the state today, holding a rally in meridian and rick santorum is focusing on kansas today. >> still much more to come on abc 7 news aetna and. >> we saw all the action, police cars, people being pulled out on gurneys and there was a swat team. >> a shooting rampage at a hospital. new details on the gun man behind it. >> changing classic recipes -- we have reason for big changes for pepsi and coca-cola. >> also houris world continues and new details about the secret weapon giving him advice for the royal moments them up all that and if you missed 70 degrees from yesterday, you don't have to wait too long for more than pleasant weath >> you are watching abc 7 news at home with steve chenevy and cynne simpson. >> police are planning to ask the public health to identify the gunmen who opened fire at a psychiatric clinic near the university of pittsburgh campus. the gunmen walked into the hospital before 2:00 yesterday with two semiautomatic guns and began shooting in the lobby. if a hospital worke
ABC
Mar 1, 2012 12:00pm EST
presidential nomination. candidates are campaigning down to the wire. mitt romney was stumping for votes in north dakota. gingrich and santorum in georgia. leads up to the biggest night of the gop race. 437 delegates up for grabs next tuesday. >> conservative journalist andrew breitbart has died. the 43-year-old died in his los angeles home this morning of natural causes. he was widely known for breaking political scandals and was the driving aforce behind the resignation of an agriculture department head. and he was among the first report of the anthony weiner scandal last summer >> . students and parents in chardon ohio, walked from the center of town to school today as a sign of solidarity. class is will begin tomorrow. prosecutors are said to file three charges of murder against the 17-year-old t.j. lane, accused of opening fire at a group of students at a cafeteria table on monday. three students died. if prosecutors believe the victims were killed randomly. 16-year-old demetrius hewlin's mother dropped him off at school that day. >> he was late for school. that one day he was not runn
ABC
Mar 20, 2012 12:00pm EDT
president obama this fall. despite the big leap in illinois by mitt romney, opponents are showing no signs of giving up. >> presidential hopefuls are vying for votes today in illinois as the residents in the prairie state get their chance to weigh in on the race for the white house. leading in the polls, mitt romney is looking to walk away with another win it santorum is also hoping to land in the top spot. the 54 delegates up for grabs of back-and-forth battle between the two over the past 24 hours. >> we're not going to be successful in replacing an economic light weight with another economic light weight. >> i heard governor romney called me and economic light weight because i was not a wall street's financier like he is . >> whoever gets the nomination may have a tough time against obama in the swing state of virginia in the general election. obama leads romney 50% to 42%. he edges out santorum 49% to 40%. newt gingrich is hoping to get better numbers in louisiana saturday. this morning was speaking about energy, he compared insult to the president. >> i want jobs in louisiana. a
ABC
Mar 13, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> this puts romney in the position where having senpent $80 million to our $10 million we are in good shape. >> santorum is still riding high from his big win in kansas and he is right behind romney and gingrich in the polls. they both vow to stay in the race until the convention, and even with a romney and other heavyweight asking them to back out. >> if we go all the way to the convention, we would be signaling our doom in terms of replacing president obama. >> with no clear winner decided at all about delegates. romney has the most. ron paul has said he will not campaign in either alabama and mississippi. in the newsroom, jummy olabanji come abc7 news. >> for an in-depth look of real- time results, to nearly two -- tune in to politico live. >> the wrongful death lawsuit stemming from virginia tech, but when 33 people were killed. the jury will decide if virginia tech officials waited too long before alerting the campus. they defended their actions saying they did the best they could win the student went on a rampage. also let noon come a district man pled guilty to setting multiple
ABC
Mar 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
romney picking up momentum and high-profile support one day before the pivotal day. voters in 10 states including virginia if about to make their picks and the results could decide how much longer this primary campaign season will last. let's find out more from jummy olabanji. >> ♪ >> mitt romney this morning continued to ride this wave of confidence, taking jabs at the man he wants to replace in the white house. >> he is out of ideas. he is out of excuses. in 2012 we have to make sure he's out of office. reanalysis a after tomorrow mitt romney could have an insurmountable lead in delegates. he's expected to win several states including vermont and massachusetts. recent polls show him losing to rick santorum in the all important battleground state of ohio. >> we could have a good day tomorrow in ohio. what do you think? rick santorum also spent his morning stomping around the buckeyes state. he told voters he needs their support to stay in the race. >> don't listen to the polls or the media hype and all the things about what this race is about. just focus on whether we want a man who
ABC
Mar 28, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. new poll numbers suggest that in a matchup between president obama and mitt romney, the president would have an edge right now. president obama is leading the potential republican rival by 19 points. george h. w. bush planning to endorse mitt romney and the appearance is plant in houston for tomorrow. today, a proposal to put more traffic cameras in the district is getting more criticism. this is part of the mayor's budget plan. many argue that the extra cameras will not increase safety but are instead about revenue. we have more on what drivers are saying about this. >> that is part of the debate over this proposal that the mayor has put forward as part of his new budget into the budget is designed to make up for a budget shortfall. -- the mayor has put forward as part of his new budget. the budget is designed to make up for the budget shortfall. the new cameras are estimated to make up about $30 million in revenue. every day, cameras in the nation's capital captured drivers speeding through red lights and soon there could be more it is in the sky. as part of the budget, the mayo
ABC
Mar 2, 2012 12:00pm EST
. counting down to super tuesday when in 10 states will hold primaries and caucuses. mitt romney is on the rise especially in ohio. his campaign is facing controversy. we have obtained video from his 2002 campaign for governor. he talks about getting taxpayer money from washington while in charge of the solid city olympic games. >> i am a big believer in getting money where the money is. the money is in washington. we received over $410 million from the federal government for the olympic games. that's a huge increase over anything ever done before. we do that by going after every agency. >> that's a little different than what he said in a debate two weeks ago when romney claimed that he asked for no more money than previous games. today his campaign blames congress for saying it's up to lawmakers to decide how much money that is allocated. in the district, a different kind of political storm brewing. tough talk from council member and former mayor marion barry. it stems from a movement aimed at preventing him from serving as a delegate if at the democratic national convention. don gonzales
ABC
Mar 15, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in puerto rico and illinois. mitt romney is hard at work. he still leads the pack in the delegate count ahead of rick santorum. also today vice-president joe biden made his campaign debut, speaking to a autoworkers' union in ohio. still to come -- >> the owner of a popular ice cream shop is facing very serious charges. brianne carter. what authorities are saying and how residents are reacting to this,. coming, >> former president of database john edwards is due in court today. it involves his reported mistress. and new, potentially controversial recommendations released for cervical cancer screenings. 7 is on your side with details. and looked at this incredible heatwave as we look at traffic on >> people in dumphries are expressing shock at the owner of a popular ice cream shop and former police officer now facing nearly two dozen sex assault charges involving an underage boys. if brianne carter has reaction from people that knew the suspect. >> 41-year-old joseph ruhren is facing almost two dozen charges for a series of alleged sexual assaults on a young boy while he was a dumfr
ABC
Mar 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
satisfied with mitt romney as their nominee. the republican candidate's face often is out tomorrow as voters go to the polls in alabama and mississippi. our special coverage starts at 6:30 tomorrow night on news channel 8. more than one week until the official end of winter but for much of the nation feels we are skipping to summer. an extra long lunch hour may be the result. >> a beautiful warm, sunny day in central park. it's only march. leaves are not even on the trees, but it feels like late spring 167 record highs reported from oregon to wisconsin and florida over the weekend. >> it is too hot for this time of year. >> 400 record highs from california to maine and more record-breaking temperatures on the way for much of the nation this week. what is going on? >> we have lost the cold air out of canada. the jet stream retreated to the north. the cold aiwarm air is working its way across the country. >> the springlike weather comes with a price. allergy season could be especially brutal. >> allergy sufferers will expect symptoms much earlier than normal. symptoms may be even more s
ABC
Mar 30, 2012 12:00pm EDT
june. turning to the 2012 campaign -- mitt romney picked up another key endorsement. he won the backing of house budget committee chair and wisconsin congressman paul ryan curtis comes as an nbc news poll puts a man had an wreck santorum is second followed by newt gingrich and ron paul. a new medical marijuana superstore opens his doors in a few hours. it is the wegrow store and it will have lights and food for growers. john gonzales is live ahead of the grand opening. >> today marks the opening of the openingwegrow store on the east crust. they will not sell you the marijuana plant receives but will sell you supplies to could grow your own ensure you have to do it. -- and show you how to do it. he is afraid his chronic arthritis is are intensifying. >> i have arthritis in the spine. >> he is open to growing as a medicinal marijuana indoors. >> you have to have someplace where you have some light. i normally put tomatoes there. >> the northeast d.c. store as the wal-mart of wheat is located blocks in the u.s. capitol building. you will find every product and service to start you
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